Glyphic Fossil Crafting Mods & Farming Location

Glyphic Fossil Glyphic Fossil is a fossil type. Fossils are a special type of poe currency introduced in the delve league that can be socketed into resonators to modify the crafting behavior in specific ways. Fossils can also add special Delve modifiers.

Glyphic Fossil Mods for Crafting

Effect: Has a Corrupt Essence modifier

Glyphic Fossil counts as if you would use one of the following Essences (note that it chooses one of them at random): Essence of Delirium, Essence of Horror,
Essence of Hysteria, Essence of Insanity

Glyphic Fossil acts as Essence of Delirium Mods

Slot Name Type
Weapon Your Hits inflict Decay, dealing 500 Chaos Damage per second for 8 seconds Suffix
Gloves Socketed Gems deal 30% more Damage over Time Suffix
Boots Cannot be Poisoned Suffix
Body Armour 25% reduced Chaos Damage taken over time Suffix
Helmet +2 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems Suffix
Shield Recover 2% of your maximum Mana when you Block Suffix
Quiver Your Hits inflict Decay, dealing 500 Chaos Damage per second for 8 seconds Prefix
Amulet 0.5% of Chaos Damage Leeched as Life Suffix
Ring 40% increased Damage with Poison Prefix
Belt +50% to Chaos Resistance during any Flask Effect Suffix

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Glyphic Fossil acts as Essence of Horror Mods

Slot Name Affix Type
Quiver 4 to 7 Cold Damage per Frenzy Charge Prefix
Helmet Socketed Gems deal 30% more Elemental Damage Suffix
Body 15% of Physical Damage taken as Cold Damage Prefix
Boots 5% reduced Elemental Damage Taken while stationary Suffix
Gloves Socketed Gems have +3.5% Critical Strike Chance Suffix
Weapon 16% chance to gain a Power, Frenzy or Endurance Charge on Kill Suffix
Belt 5% additional Physical Damage Reduction during any Flask Effect Suffix
Amulet 15% increased effect of Fortify on You Suffix
Shield Chill Nearby Enemies when you Block Suffix

Glyphic Fossil acts as Essence of Hysteria Mods

Using the essence on a pair of gloves sets their level requirement to at least 50.

Slot Name Affix Type
Quiver Gain 10% of Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage Prefix
Ring Gain 10% of Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage Prefix
Helmet Socketed Gems have 50% chance to Ignite Suffix
Body 10% increased Area of Effect Suffix
Boots Drops Burning Ground while moving, dealing 2500 Fire Damage per second Suffix
Gloves Socketed Gems deal 175 to 225 additional Fire Damage Suffix
Weapon 10% chance to Cast Level 20 Fire Burst on Hit Suffix
Belt Damage Penetrates 5% Elemental Resistances during any Flask Effect Suffix
Amulet 40% increased Life Leeched per second Suffix
Shield Adds 40 to 80 Fire Damage if you've Blocked Recently Suffix

Glyphic Fossil acts as Essence of Insanity Mods

Note: the Spectral Spirits skill summons 3 permanent floating skulls similar to Summon Raging Spirits, and can be supported by gems socketed in the weapon.

Slot Name Affix Type
Quiver 10% reduced Reflected Damage taken Suffix
Helmet Socketed Gems gain 50% of Physical Damage as extra Lightning Damage Suffix
Body Gain Onslaught for 3 seconds when Hit Suffix
Boots 12% increased Movement speed while on Burning, Chilled or Shocked ground Suffix
Gloves Socketed Gems have 16% more Attack and Cast Speed Suffix
Weapon Triggers Level 20 Spectral Spirits when Equipped Suffix
Belt 10% increased Movement Speed during any Flask Effect Suffix
Amulet 10% chance to Recover 10% of Maximum Mana when you use a Skill Suffix
Shield 10% chance to gain a Power Charge when you Block Suffix

Glyphic Fossil Example uses

The price of Glyphic Fossil Glyphic Fossil is about 20  Chaos Orbs Chaos Orbs. Both fossil crafting and corrupted essences are pretty good to create powerful items. So glyphic fossils are the only way to add corrupted essence modifiers via fossil crafting. Additionally they are not found in regular side areas but only in special rooms.

There are very good uses for it and they are rare. Here are some examples:

  • high chance for 30% physical taken as cold on shaper chests with frigid fossil
  • chance for a number of different best possible elder helmets with essence of horror or insanity mods

Farming Glyphic Fossil in Azurite Mine

The drop location of Glyphic Fossil is Azurite Mine. Standing on any Waypoint, click the flashing candle icon: "Click to travel to the Mine Encampment", then you will go to the Azurite Mine.

Azurite Mine

There are two ways to obtain Glyphic Fossil.

1. Purchase from Niko the Mad

Sometimes, Niko the Mad sells a Glyphic Fossil. Niko is one of the five masters. He provides introduction to delves and appears when harvesting Voltaxic Sulphite. He also sells Fossils and Resonators for Azurite.

2. It can be dropped from a room that “Contains Fossils”

  • Smuggler's Stash (Any Biome)
  • Haunted Tomb (Fungal Caverns)
  • Stonewood Hollow (Petrified Forest)
  • Crystal Spire (Abyssal Depths]
  • Time-Lost Cavern (Frozen Hollow)
  • Molten Cavity (Magma Fissure)
  • Humid Fissure (Sulphur Vents)

In addition, you can also exchange currency items for it.

How to use Glyphic Fossil?

Place a Glyphic Fossil in a Resonator to influence item crafting.

Effect: Has a Corrupt Essence modifier

Glyphic Fossil

List of delve socketable currency

Item Drop Level Effect(s)
Potent Alchemical Resonator Potent Alchemical Resonator 1 Upgrades a normal item to a rare item
Potent Chaotic Resonator Potent Chaotic Resonator 34 Reforges a rare item with new random modifiers
Powerful Alchemical Resonator Powerful Alchemical Resonator 34 Upgrades a normal item to a rare item
Powerful Chaotic Resonator Powerful Chaotic Resonator 34 Reforges a rare item with new random modifiers
Prime Alchemical Resonator Prime Alchemical Resonator 68 Upgrades a normal item to a rare item
Prime Chaotic Resonator Prime Chaotic Resonator 68 Reforges a rare item with new random modifiers
Primitive Alchemical Resonator Primitive Alchemical Resonator 1 Upgrades a normal item to a rare item
Primitive Chaotic Resonator Primitive Chaotic Resonator 34 Reforges a rare item with new random modifiers

Glyphic Fossil Acquisition

Drop level 1
Drop location: Azurite Mine
Item class: Stackable Currency
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Currency/CurrencyDelveCraftingCorruptEssence

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